Teaching Summer 2014

MA 202: Math and Problem Solving for Elementary Teachers

  • Syllabus: Section 020
  • Meeting Times: M-F 11:30am-12:30pm CB 347
  • Office Hours: T-TH 10:00-10:50 POT 702
  • Textbook: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers with Activities, 4th Edition by Sybilla Beckmann
  • Course Schedule

ANNOUNCEMENTS: For extra study materials, take a look at Brad Fox's website. He has old exams and reviews with solutions.

Homework 1: Due 6/17
Solutions
9.6 p. 407 3, 7, 11, 12
9.7 p. 419 5, 6, 13, 19
9.8 p. 432 2 (first table), 7, 8, 15
Homework 2: Due 6/24
Solutions
10.2 p. 453 3, 8, 11
10.3 p. 459 3
10.4 p. 466 4
10.5 p. 476 2, 11, 16, 17, 18, 20
11.1 p. 492 2, 6
Homework 3: Due 7/1
Solutions
11.2 p. 498 2, 4, 6, 7
11.4 p. 509 2, 4, 6, 8, 15, 19, 23
12.1 p. 517 3, 4
Homework 4: Due 7/8
Solutions
12.2 p. 522 4, 6, 7
12.3 p. 531 5, 8, 11, 13
12.4 p. 537 7, 8, 9
12.5 p. 542 3, 4
Homework 5: Due 7/15
Solutions
12.6 p. 548 2, 4
12.7 p. 552 1 (one way)
12.8 p. 557 4, 8, 11
12.9 p. 563 2, 4
13.1 p. 574 2, 3, 4
13.2 p. 582 4, 11, 13, 17
Homework 6: Due 7/22
Solutions
13.3 p. 591 7 (approximate 3.14 for pi), 12, 15, 22
13.4 p. 596 2
14.1 p. 604 8, 10, Activity 14B (hand out in class)
14.2 p. 613 3, 6, 8
14.3 p. 623 3, 4, 6
Homework 7: Due 7/29
Solutions
14.5 p. 643 5, 11, 16, 19
14.6 p. 650 2, 4, 6
15.1 p. 661 2, 6, 8
Homework 8: Due 8/5
Solutions
15.2 p. 673 5
15.3 p. 682 4, 6, 8, 16
15.4 p. 696 2, 3, 10, 11
16.1 p. 707 1, 6
16.2 p. 713 1, 3, 7
16.3 p. 726 5, 12, 13

Quizzes and Exams

Quiz 1 Solution
Exam 1 Review Solution
Quiz 2 Solution
Exam 2 Review Solution
Quiz 3 Solution
Exam 3 Review Solution
Quiz 4 Solution
Exam 4 Review Solution

Important Dates

  • Exam 1: Friday, June 27, in class
  • Exam 2: Thursday, July 10, in class
  • Exam 3: Friday, July 25, in class
  • Exam 4: Thursday, August 7, in class